Calgary - Parkside Place Programs

  • Youth Links/National Work Experience (WE)

    The Youth Links/National Work Experience (WE) is a program at McBride Career Group that helps youth develop crucial job skills and allows them to gain real-life work experience to push start their careers and retain employment. 

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  • Bridges to Success

    Bridges to Success is a program designed to provide individualized, pre-employment services for all Albertans, who require a variety of services to assist them in establishing and maintaining employment or accessing further education/training.

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  • Transition to Employment Services

    A component of the Bridges to Success program, Transition to Employment Services is for those individuals who have a good employment history, but have been unsuccessful finding employment on their own. This service helps clients revise their resumes, and improve their job search skills with the goal of finding full-time employment as soon as possible. Transition of Employment Services participants will work one-on-one with a job coach to determine their job search needs.

    Regular intake session occur weekly on Wednesday between 1:30 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. Staff meet with people, one-on-one, on a first come, first serve basis. You will be able to discuss the program and see if it is right for you, and make plan.

    Transition to Employment Services has continual intake. Once selected for the program, participants start right away.

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  • Growth 4 U

    Growth 4 U is a supported employment program for persons with mental illness. Clients develop a Return to Work Action Plan and attend various employment related workshops. They are then placed in an 8 week paid Work Experience placement and assisted to find employment if they are not hired on by their placement company. The program is no cost to participants and intake is continuous.

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  • Winning Edge - Workplace Training

    Workplace Training partners with employers who can provide individual-centered programs, on-the-job training, and paid work experience. Participating employers agree to train or provide work experience for a predetermined period of time, with the expectation of the individual being able to engage and maintain employment in most cases with the same employer.

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  • Construction Pre-Trades

    Learn to work in residential and commercial building, woodworking, installation and a variety of other construction related careers. Receive certification in Standard First Aid, CPR-C, (CSTS) Construction Safety Training System, WHMIS, and Fall Protection. You will receive pre-trades certificates from McBride Career Group and SAIT.

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  • Rebrand: Career & Employment Initiative for Youth

    McBride Career Group Inc. offers a program which provides participants with opportunity to improve self-esteem, confidence, hard and soft skills necessary to improve the education/employment potential of youth aged 17-30 years of age. This group based program will provide integrated, coordinated services for youth which incorporate basic living skills, career information and counseling, computer literacy and technical business skills, as well as employability skills to increase work linkages. All activities evolve according to an Individualized Action Plan (IAP).

    The Rebrand Program is offered in Edmonton, Calgary, Strathmore, Okotoks, Red Deer and Ponoka.

     

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